Posts made in September, 2013

NEF fabricators sponsorship

Posted on Sep 13, 2013 in Featured articles, Project News | 0 comments

We have received another sponsorship this week from NEF Ltd, a specialist engineering and fabrication company based in the north east. NEF have kindly agreed to fabricate some new parts for the restoration of the galley area in our Trident. Since many of the original parts and fittings have long gone, we will work with NEF to reconstruct them as they once were. This will ensure an authentic reproduction of how the galley once looked when the aircraft was in service. NEF are based in Darlington and have been established since 1996, providing a range of solutions for fabricating and...

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Another big week of work

Posted on Sep 5, 2013 in Featured articles, Project News | 0 comments

This week we’ve made significant progress on G-ARPO in preparation for painting. We spent a few days filling, sanding, and washing, before masking up all of the windows and adding a coating of Alochrom to protect the fuselage from corrosion. A number of the project members have helped out to bring it all together, and we’re hoping to get the final bit of preparation done very soon so that we can go ahead with spraying the fuselage into its new colours. Additionally, we also now have our first Pullman-style table in place inside the cabin. It looks fantastic, and is the handywork...

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